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Simple Present Tense

In Simple Present, the action is simply mentioned and there is nothing being said about its completeness. It is used to talk about an action which happens on a regular basis.

POSITIVE STATEMENTS

SUBJECT

VERB

REST OF THE SENTENCE

I

study

in Bal Bharti school.

You

study

in Bal Bharti school.

He

studies

in Bal Bharti school.

Mohan

studies

in Bal Bharti school.

The boy

studies

in Bal Bharti school.

She

studies

in Bal Bharti school.

Pooja

studies

in Bal Bharti school.

The girl

studies

in Bal Bharti school.

We

study

in Bal Bharti school.

You

study

in Bal Bharti school.

They

study

in Bal Bharti school.

The children

study

in Bal Bharti school.

Notice how we use ‘study’ for the subjects I, You, We, You and They and we use ‘studies’ for the subjects ‘He’ and ‘She’.

Simple Present Exercise 1

Simple Present Exercise 2

Simple Present Exercise 3

NEGATIVE STATEMENTS

SUBJECT

DON’T (DO NOT) / DOESN’T (DOES NOT)

VERB

REST OF THE SENTENCE

I

don’t

play

football.

You

don’t

play

football.

He

doesn’t

play

football.

Mohan

doesn’t

play

football.

The boy

doesn’t

play

football.

She

doesn’t

play

football.

Pooja

doesn’t

play

football.

The girl

doesn’t

play

football.

We

don’t

play

football.

You

don’t

play

football.

They

don’t

play

football.

The men

don’t

play

football.

Notice how we use ‘don’t’ for the subjects I, You, We, You and They

and we use ‘doesn’t’ for the subjects ‘He’ and ‘She’. The verb form remains the same for all subjects.

INTERROGATIVE STATEMENTS / QUESTIONS

DO / DOES

SUBJECT

VERB

REST OF THE SENTENCE

Do

I

sleep

in the afternoon?

Do

you

sleep

in the afternoon?

Does

he

sleep

in the afternoon?

Does

Mohan

sleep

in the afternoon?

Does

the boy

sleep

in the afternoon?

Does

she

sleep

in the afternoon?

Does

Pooja

sleep

in the afternoon?

Does

the girl

sleep

in the afternoon?

Do

we

sleep

in the afternoon?

Do

you

sleep

in the afternoon?

Do

they

sleep

in the afternoon?

Do

the men

sleep

in the afternoon?

Notice how we use ‘Do’ for the subjects I, You, We, You and They

and we use ‘Does’ for the subjects ‘He’ and ‘She’. The verb form remains the same for all subjects.

Simple Present Tense Exercise